Florida Senate - 2012                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 854
                                Barcode 388294                          
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  01/19/2012           .                                

       The Committee on Transportation (Evers) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete everything after the enacting clause
    4  and insert:
    5         Section 1. Section 322.097, Florida Statutes, is created to
    6  read:
    7         322.097 Teen electronic event notification service.—
    8         (1) Upon application and receipt of the appropriate fee, as
    9  described in subsection (4), from a parent or guardian of a
   10  person who has not attained 18 years of age and who holds a
   11  valid driver license or learner’s driver license, the department
   12  shall notify the parent or guardian each time any of the
   13  following events is added to the person’s driving record:
   14         (a) Conviction of any traffic violation.
   15         (b) A notice of pending suspension, revocation,
   16  disqualification, withdrawal, or cancellation of the licensee’s
   17  privilege to drive or driver license.
   18         (c) Suspension, revocation, disqualification, withdrawal,
   19  or cancellation of the licensee’s privilege to drive or driver
   20  license.
   21         (d) An at-fault vehicle crash.
   22         (2) Forms for applications under subsection (1) shall be as
   23  prescribed by the department.
   24         (3) Notifications under subsection (1) shall be made
   25  electronically to the parent’s or guardian’s e-mail address or
   26  telephone text messaging system, as requested by the parent or
   27  guardian. The notifications shall be discontinued upon request
   28  by the parent or guardian receiving the notifications or when
   29  the licensee attains 18 years of age.
   30         (4) The department shall charge a one-time fee of $5 to
   31  cover the administrative costs of the notifications. Any amounts
   32  received which are greater than the cost to administer the
   33  program shall be used by the department to promote safe driving
   34  by teenagers.
   35         (5)The department may adopt rules as necessary to
   36  administer this section.
   37         Section 2. This act shall take effect October 1, 2012.
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   40         And the title is amended as follows:
   41         Delete everything before the enacting clause
   42  and insert:
   43                        A bill to be entitled                      
   44         An act relating to teenage drivers; creating s.
   45         322.097, F.S.; providing for the Department of Highway
   46         Safety and Motor Vehicles to electronically notify a
   47         parent or guardian when certain events are added to
   48         the driving record of a minor licensed to drive;
   49         providing for discontinuance of the notifications;
   50         providing for forms; providing for a fee; providing
   51         for the adoption of rules; providing an effective
   52         date.